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>> good evening, i'm will thomas. thanks for joining us at 6. a local taxi cab driver is dead after a doomed ride in d.c.io night. police say someone, possibly a passenger, shot and killed him in his own car on palm street and anacostia avenue in northeast. john henrehan has been working the story for us. what do you know? >> reporter: the shooting took place inside the d.c. border and close, it was the prince georges county cab driver who was killed. the neighborhood is called eastland gard knows. it lays between the aquatic gardens. dozens of service men and women spent the morning cleaning up part of the parkland. they saw at the corner of paups street in anacostia avenue, a prince georges county-based taxi cab that appeared to have quickly backed up over the curb ending up inside the park. minutes before 4:00 a.m., shocks rang out here. it appeared that two bullets struck the front windshield of the cab. the responding officers found an adult male driver unconscious with no since of life and pronounced dead. police say the apparent motive was robbery. the 67-year-old bo has driv
>>> this is fox 5 news at 6:00. >>> thanks for joining us on a snowy october evening. can you believe? i'm will thomas. >> and i'm lori. the snow has been falling for hours. >> we have team coverage of this october winter weather tonight. >> first, let's check in with gwen to see what is going on outside. >> some areas we are seeing a little bit of light to moderate snowfall and other areas it's just rain and other areas, it is still a little bit of that wintery mix. there's a dryer air slot starting to move in. things are gradually starting to taper off. let's look at radar. we'll show you exactly what we are talking about. areas toward winchester, cumberland. these are areas that have gotten hit into the early part of the day and now gradually, that dryer air is starting to work its way in. we are starting to see this move towards the north and northeast and things are gradually starting to taper off toward baltimore, columbia, to the east, we have a snow rain mix line. we have a few advisories to tell you about. winter weather advisory still in effect for the area you s
with questions. >>> thank you for joining us. we look at the end of a chilly saturday. the question today, what will sunday be like? any better? we're all hoping. gwen is in the weather center with more. >>it's within wet, chilly, cloudy, not much in the sunshine department at all. let's begin with a look at our live fox doppler radar and show you what's going o you can see widespread rainfall across many of our neighborhoods. as we pan in a little closer to the rest of the area, you can see heavier rainfall, but all of this rainfall continuing to hit just about all of our neighborhoods from the north, all the way through to the southeast, and not much change happening there. lot of cloud cover. let's go to our weather maps now and you'll see all the clouds rolling through. but not only that, take a peek at the far west, as you'll see a little bit of pink and white starting to show up there on our radar. that's the part, parts of far western virginia where they are actually seeing a mix of wet snow. yes, the "s" word on this first day of october! temperatures to the west in the 40s. we've got s
>> thanks for joining us. i'm will thomas. >> i'm sarah simmons in for maureen. tonight's top story, the national air and space museum is closed after protestors faced off against guards at the door. >> it's the first sign of possible violence from the occupy d.c. movement. roz plater is live with more to explain why this museum was targeted, roz? >> reporter: we have gotten an e-mail into our newsroom from someone trying to be a part of the october 20th movement and that is one of the groups protesting here at freedom pause -- pause the -- freedom plaza the last few days. they claim they were visiting a drone exhibit and which they say glorifies the military industrial complex. there have been several videos that have come up online. this is how it happened about 3:00 in the afternoon. according to a spokesperson for the smithsonian museum, more than 1 had protestors showed up -- 100 protestors showed up here trying to gain entrance into the building. according to the pio, the guard told the protestors they could not enter with the signs. the vines to be left outside. that is when
>>> this is fox 5 news at 6:00. >>> good evening and thanks for joining us. >> i'm will thomas. for weeks, a family has been waiting for any word on a missing father. tonight, friends and loved ones of lenny harris are meeting again in search of answers. >> fox 5 is live in alexandria with more. ross. >> reporter: good evening. this is indeed a mystery. police suspect foul play, but this is the family that is not giving up hope. they have passed out fliers. they have conducted searches and tonight here at the elks lodge in old town alexandria, they are raising money for a private rewards fund. lenny harris is a popular community activist here in old town alexandria. he was seen three weeks ago on september 21 at the houston center. he got a phone call, driving his own car. that next morning, his cell phone was discovered on the bridge. police are also still looking for a man caught on surveillance tape trying to use mr. harris' bank card twice and just four days ago, his car was discovered in prince georges county. i want to join by his family, his brother, and his sister. i
>>> thanks for being with us at 6:00. i'm will thomas. off the top tonight, two protest groups bending the rules. first the october 20, 11 group had a quieter day today. members were pepper sprayed after a confrontation with museum guards. today they picketed the national security in ft. meade before going home. the occupying movement is spreading across the country. groups are starting rallies in d.c. and many other cities as you know, protesting the bad job market. this week they occupied freedom plaza near the white house. the group's permit expires at 10:00 tonight but organizers say they will camp out overnight and stay indefinitely. one organizer called this an occupation. >>> in new york where it all began, protestors woke up at the spot where they left off last night. this is day 23 of their ongoing push to end corporate greed and what they say is big business control over the federal government. protestors here and across the country are generating more interest but also more criticism for offering complaints without putting forward ideas for solution. >>> in cincinnat
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